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  Katelyn Boyd
Katelyn Boyd

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Horizon

Height:
5-5

Position:
Graduate Assistant Manager

Experience:
4L

B/T:
L/R

04/10/2013

Freeman Advances As Top 25 Finalist for 2013 Softball Collegiate Player of the Year

This is Freeman's first time as a finalist for Player of the Year

02/07/2013

Fourth-Ranked Softball Blanks New Mexico, 3-0

ASU faces Cal State Northridge Friday at 4:30 p.m.; Indiana at 7 p.m.

02/05/2013

No. 4 Softball Begins 2013 season Thursday against New Mexico

Sun Devils open season hosting Kajikawa Classic

02/04/2013

Escobedo, Freeman and Johnson on USA Softball Top 50 Player of the Year Watch List

Escobedo on her second-consecutive Watch List

01/03/2013

Softball To Host Coaches Clinic Jan 25-27

Registration is open for the Coaches Clinic from Jan 25-27

05/28/2012

WCWS 2012

ASU softball arrives in Oklahoma City

05/26/2012

ASU Softball Tempe Super Regionals

ASU vs. Louisiana, 2012 Super Regionals

05/18/2012

NCAA Softball Tournament LIU Brooklyn at ASU

Tempe Regional, LIU Brooklyn at ASU - May 18, 2012

2013:
Beginning in the 2013 season, the former All-American Sun Devil will join the coaching staff as a graduate assistant manager.

Senior (2012):
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Top 3 Finalist, Pac-12 Player of the Week (April 30, April 23, March 13, March 6), Top 3 Finalist for 2012 Player of the Year, posted a team-best single game high of seven RBI against Creighton (March 6), the second time she has tallied as much in one contest. Hit two multiple home run games, against Creighton (March 6) and Wichita State (March 3). Hit grand slams against No. 13 Stanford (April 20) and No. 11 Washington (April 27). Named CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (May 3) and First Team Pac-12 All-Conference and Pac-12 Batting Champion (May 16). Named First Team NFCA All-West Region on May 17. Honored as First Team Academic All-America (May 24), which marks the second Academic All-America honor in her career, the other in 2011 as third team. First Team Pac-12 All-Academic (June 5). Finished her career with her third-straight All-America honor, being named First Team on May 30. Boyd ranks in the Top 5 in ASU career records in six categories and in single-season marks, she appears in the Top 25 in five areas. At the conclusion of her career, her named is sprinkled in the ASU records 25 times and she holds the No. 1 spot in career RBI (236) and doubles (60). Received the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship (July 2).

Junior (2011):
Capitalized on a brilliant junior year with a First Team All-American honor, and a top 3 finalist position for the 2011 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. Katelyn swung a .429 batting average, leading the team and coming in 25th in the nation. She recorded 79 runs for the Devils, which at 1.2 runs per game put her at third overall in national rankings. Boyd also led the squad in doubles with 14, and was second in RBI with 66. Her 18 home runs were the 13th most in the nation as well. Katelyn's name peppers the ASU record book, as her 2011 single season records include: batting average (.429 - 6th), home runs (18 - T-3rd), RBIs (66 - 4th), hits (82 - 6th), doubles (14 - T-9th), and stolen bases (20 - 13th). In career records, Boyd is now second overall in batting average with a .382 cumulative, third in home runs with 43, fourth in RBI with 174, fourth in doubles with 43, fourth in stolen bases with 60, and 13th in hits with 217. Awards include: First Team All Pac-10, First Team Pac-10 All-Academic, NFCA Second Team All-West Region, CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team, CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team.

Sophomore (2010):
Named a First Team All-American after leading the country in nearly every offensive category at one point throughout the season, even after suffering two broken fingers on her left hand in April. Boyd also climbed up the ASU record books as well. At the end of the season in ASU single-season records Boyd found herself ranked in: batting average (.415 - ninth), home runs (15 - seventh), RBI (48 - 12th), hits (73 - 11th), doubles (12 - 17th) and stolen bases (27 - fifth). Boyd also inched up in the ASU career records as well, finishing ranked in home runs (25 - ninth), RBI (102 - 11th), doubles (29 - eighth) and stolen bases (35 - 10th). In addition to All-American honors Katelyn took home a First Team All Pac-10 award as well as a First Team Pac-10 All-Academic, NFCA First Team West Region and CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District award. The USA Softball program recognized Boyd's talents as she made the USA Softball Junior Team and competed in the World Cup over the summer of 2010.

Freshman (2009):
One of the few members of the 2009 team to do so, Boyd started all 66 of ASU's game on the year, holding down the shortstop position while bolstering the offensive firepower of the Sun Devils. Hitting a .308 on the year, Boyd not only scored 56 runs, good for second on the team, she also drove in a team-leading 60 RBI, which ties her for fourth all-time in ASU single-season records as well. Had a team-high 17 doubles which ties her for second in ASU single-season records as well and her 10 long balls placing her at 15th in ASU single-season records. Posted a .952 fielding percentage at the shortstop position. For her efforts after the 2009 season Katelyn was named to the All Pac-10 Freshman First Team and the All Pac-10 Second Team.

High School:
Prior to her time as a Sun Devil, Katelyn attended Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. A multiple letterwinner in softball and basketball, Katelyn was Senior Female Athlete of the Year in 2008 and had the highest batting average, slugging percentage, most RBIs and most home runs the same year. She was also a member of the National Women's Honor Society and names her most exciting moment in sports as playing against the Olympic team.

Personal:
A current family and human development major, Katelyn was born in Phoenix, Ariz., to Dan and Sue of Phoenix, Ariz. She has one older brother, Ben, who played basketball at Grand Canyon University. Her full name is Katelyn Elizabeth Boyd.

Trophy Case:
2012
First Team All-America | May 30
First Team Academic All-America | May 24
First Team Pac-12 All-Academic | June 5
First Team NFCA All-West Region | Release
First Team Pac-12 All-Conference | Release
Pac-12 Softball Batting Champion | Release
CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (May 3).
Pac-12 Player of the Week: April 30 |April 23 |March 13 | March 6
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Top 10 Finalist | Release
Top 3 Finalist for 2012 Player of the Year | Release
NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship | Release

2011
First Team All-American
CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team | Release
CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team | Release
USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 3 Finalist
First Team All Pac-10
First Team Pac-10 All-Academic
Second Team NFCA All-West Region

2010
First Team All-American
First Team NFCA West Region
First Team All Pac-10
First Team Pac-10 All-Academic
CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team | Release
USA Softball Junior Team member at 2010 summer World Cup

2009
First Team All Pac-10 Freshman
Second Team All Pac-10

Katelyn Boyd's Career Stats

Year Avg. GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH PO A E FLD%
2009 .308 66 201 56 62 17 1 10 60 111 .552 18 2 17 1 .369 1 2 107 130 12 .952
2010 .415 61 176 58 73 12 1 15 48 132 .750 47 4 19 1 .546 0 2 100 135 14 .943
2011 .429 66 191 79 82 14 0 18 66 150 .785 52 1 20 0 .549 2 0 85 80 7 .959
Totals .382 193 568 193 217 43 2 43 174 393 .692 117 7 56 2 .488 3 4 292 345 33 .951
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